|Name wrongly given as J C
rather than J E in this report
in the Toronto Telegram, August 1916.
"My father came to Canada three
years ago from Bournemouth, Eng-
land, and he went back with his
Battalion in March.
"I've a step-brother in the navy
J. C. Clench. He's twenty-six, and
he's been there six years. Just now
he's leading stoker in a naval bar-
rcks. He's served on the Weymouth,
the Eclipse and the Fearless. the
Fearless is one of the large boats,"
he added with a touch of pride.
"That's quite a number of you
serving for "King and Country", said
the reporter. "Your family seems to
be doing more than its 'bit.'"
"I have a brother-in-law at the
front, too, Walter Blair. He's with
|David Archer, Toronto Telegram August 1916